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Old March 28th, 2010, 09:23 AM   #26281
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I think he's the chief structural engineer, which name appears also on official drawings of the tower.

BTW, he's American (Chicagoean) of Greek origin
Obviously not Bill Baker then... For some reason I'm thinking the name Georgio Estaphani (spelling I know, is wrong) but I think I'm mixing up the NYC construction people... Oh well, thanks for the additional input AltinD.
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Old March 28th, 2010, 02:19 PM   #26282
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i get goosebumps just looking at the pictures
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Old March 28th, 2010, 04:50 PM   #26283
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Gigapan Epic Pro has arrived.

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Old March 28th, 2010, 05:43 PM   #26284
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Here is a Burj Khalifa attempt from the T-Pain concert I went to last week.

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Old March 28th, 2010, 07:52 PM   #26285
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Whats up now with the ob deck?
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Old March 28th, 2010, 10:40 PM   #26286
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Old March 29th, 2010, 02:34 AM   #26287
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Too cool Gerald! I zoomed in on the pinnacle and then saw your avatar....great minds think alike.
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Old March 29th, 2010, 06:01 AM   #26288
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Hi all.

Right on Gerald.
I was hoping you were gonna put your pano's on another site. I deleted all the others outa my faves. Nice to add again.

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Old March 29th, 2010, 06:39 PM   #26289
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Old March 29th, 2010, 06:40 PM   #26290
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Old March 29th, 2010, 08:47 PM   #26291
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the cars parked at the front door kind of tell you need a few shekles to live in this tennament.

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Old March 29th, 2010, 09:06 PM   #26292
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lol So true.. if not sheikhs then some A star Celebs..
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Old March 29th, 2010, 09:08 PM   #26293
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You're getting some excellent shots with that new lens of yours Altin
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Old March 29th, 2010, 10:21 PM   #26294
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the cars parked at the front door kind of tell you need a few shekles to live in this tennament.

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none of those cars are anything special going by UAE standard to be frank

they are considered "fillers"

so if you have 40 cars waiting at a red light , you will find a bugattii , a lambo . a ferrari and SLR .....etc ,then these "fillers" inbetween
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Old March 29th, 2010, 11:52 PM   #26295
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Those cars are valetted for Dubai Mall's visitors ... and yesh, nothing special.
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Old March 30th, 2010, 12:05 AM   #26296
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You're getting some excellent shots with that new lens of yours Altin
Thanks Gerald. I took 370 pictures of the downtown that night and was around for more then 4 hours, most of it with dubaiflo (the guy you also met on Jan 4th)

Of course many pictures are not up to it and many are repeats but I'm still working on procesing them and I'm really sadisfied with many of them. However the biggest sadisfaction was being able to frame the entire tower on the shot in places where other people would only be able to get half of it.

I will continue to slowly post the BD/BK pictures here and the Old Town & The Residences ones on the Downtown thread in the UAE forum.
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Old March 30th, 2010, 09:13 AM   #26297
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Looks like we might have found out who's really running EMAAR -

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Old March 30th, 2010, 03:56 PM   #26298
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none of those cars are anything special going by UAE standard to be frank

they are considered "fillers"

so if you have 40 cars waiting at a red light , you will find a bugattii , a lambo . a ferrari and SLR .....etc ,then these "fillers" inbetween
nice, nice buzz word that, i`ll have a good look next week when i`m in town for a short break, hoping the OB is open by then is my main concern tho.
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Old March 30th, 2010, 05:00 PM   #26299
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Old March 30th, 2010, 06:05 PM   #26300
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